Aesculapian staff

Aesculapian staff

The symbol of medicine and the art of healing, which is depicted by a single serpent coiled around a rough, knotty staff.
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Aesculapian staff

Medical history The symbol of medicine and the art of healing, which is depicted by a single serpent coiled around a rough knotty staff. Cf Caduceus.
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